The Board Credit Committee (the BCC) consists of the following members whose profiles are given in the section on Board of Directors and Profiles.
Board membersMr K G D D Dheerasinghe*
Prof A K W Jayawardane*
Justice K Sripavan*
(Appointed w.e.f. March 28, 2019)
Mr S Renganathan
(Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer )
Mr S C U Manatunge
(Director/Chief Operating Officer)
Secretary to the CommitteeMr R A P Rajapaksha
*Independent Non-Executive Director
Attendance at Meetings
|Name||Eligible to attend/ Attended|
|Mr K G D D Dheerasinghe||12/12|
|Prof A K W Jayawardane||12/10|
|Justice K Sripavan||09/09|
|Mr S Renganathan||12/11|
|Mr S C U Manatunge||12/12|
The Committee ensured that the lending portfolios were managed in line with the stipulated credit risk parameters set by the Board of Directors while achieving the Bank’s lending targets.
The Committee assists the Board of Directors in effectively fulfilling its responsibilities relating to the Credit Direction, Credit Policy and Lending Guidelines of the Bank in order to inculcate prudent lending standards and practices while ensuring that relevant regulations are complied with.
The Committee is empowered to:
The Committee held twelve (12) meetings during the year under review. The proceedings of the committee meetings were regularly reported to the Board of Directors.
In a challenging environment, the Committee set the Lending Directions of the Bank for a prudent management of credit growth, while aiming at improving asset quality.
The Committee approved credit proposals above a predetermined limit, recommended credit proposals and other credit reports intended for approval/perusal by the Board of Directors after careful scrutiny. These tasks were carried out by the Committee in line with the Bank’s lending policies and credit risk appetite to ensure that the lending portfolios were managed in line with the stipulated credit risk parameters set by the Board of Directors while achieving the Bank’s lending targets.
K G D D Dheerasinghe
Board Credit Committee
February 20, 2020